Tie Dye Denim is always hot, especially in the Summer months with a cute tank. I love that it is so easy to do it yourself with just a few items. I remember back in 2000 when the Lil Kim “No Matter What They Say” video came out and the cut up tie dye jeans became really popular, I charged people $20 dollars a pop to do their jeans for them. I made a lot of money that Summer lol. Anyway, let me show you how quick and easy it is to do it yourself.
What you will need…
Old Pair of Jeans
1 cup bleach
8 cups water
Take the jeans and wrap the waist and legs with the rubber bands as tight as you can. Sorry I forgot to take a before picture, but after you apply the rubber bands the jeans should be as shown below…
You can put the rubber bands closer together if you want a smaller design or further apart for a larger design. Mix the bleach and water in the bucket and put the jeans in. The water should cover the jeans, if not add more. If you would like your jeans lighter add a little more bleach. Let the jeans soak overnight. I accidentally left mine for four days but there was no harm since I didn’t use a lot of bleach. If you use a lot of bleach and leave them too long they may go dry rot and tear.
Remove the jeans from the bleach solution and remove the rubber bands. Soak in cold water for five minutes and then rinse and wring. Hang to dry. Here is the final result…
And that’s it. Now you have a pair of tie dye denim jeans. Wasn’t that easy?!